Winter Flowers

Although the weather at this time of year tends to be rather cold and dreary there are a few beautiful blooms which brighten the grey and act as a prelude to the glory of Spring

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With the Autumn clean up well under way in the garden it is easy to become disheartened about the short days and cold weather ahead of us. One great tonic for these Autumn blues is to look ahead to the Spring and all the beauty it brings. This is now the time to be planting Spring bulbs and, as usual here at Gravetye, we are planting by the thousand.

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Red-hot poker

One of the stars in the garden this week has been our Kniphofia rooperi.  This is one of the latest and most stunning of all the red hot pokers.  Through the summer its foliage is evergreen but discreet, making it quite useful at the front of the border.  It is hardly noticed through most of […]

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